Amitabh Bachchan pays off loans of 2,100 farmers from Bihar

Nation Next Newsroom | Jun 12, 2019 16:31

Amitabh, Abhishek and Shweta Nanda Bachchan with the farmers from Bihar at the Bachchan residence in Mumbai.

Coming to the rescue of 2,100 debt-ridden farmers from Bihar, megastar Amitabh Bachchan has cleared the outstanding loans of these farmers.

Informing about the same on his blog, Bachchan wrote, “A promise made, done… the farmers from Bihar that had outstanding loans, picked 2100 of them and paid off their amount with a OTS (One Time Settlement) with the bank… called some of them over to Janak and personally gave it to them at the hands of Shweta and Abhishek.”

Abhishek Bachchan with a farmer.
Shweta Nanda Bachchan with a farmer.

Bachchan had previously written that “there is the gift of those that suffer from the inability to pay back the loans. They be now from the state of Bihar”.

Bachchan also informed that he will also be providing financial aid to the families of martyrs, who sacrificed their lives at Pulwama.